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Definition 1: feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where ashamed or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • are you ashamed for having lied?
  • felt ashamed of my torn coat

(ashamed is similar to ...) suffering shame

(ashamed is similar to ...) made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride

"too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the street" "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work" "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister"

(ashamed is similar to ...) showing a sense of guilt

"a guilty look" "the hangdog and shamefaced air of the retreating enemy"

(ashamed is similar to ...) showing a sense of shame

(means also ...) feeling or expressing remorse for misdeeds

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